Apoptosis, a form of regulated cell death is…
- A highly controlled process for eliminating unneeded or
damaged cells in response to developmental cues, cellular stress, or injury.1
- A way that homeostasis is regulated and maintained in adult tissues.1
- Instrumental in safeguarding the integrity of the genome in response to severe DNA damage.2
Why it matters...
- AbbVie’s research in this area focuses on approaches to restore the cancer cell's ability to die.